Olivenza 1

This page provides information on Olivenza 1, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.
Status Date

Background

Technology
Parabolic Trough
Status
Operational
Location

Olivenza Badajoz
Spain

Lat/Long Location
38°
48'
37.00"
North
3'
32.00"
West
Land Area
160 hectares
Electricity Generation
100,000 MWh/yr Estimated
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Cost (approx)
284,000,000 Euros
Construction Job-Years
600
Annual O&M Jobs
45
PPA/Tariff Type
Real Decreto 661/2007
PPA/Tariff Rate
27 Euro cents per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period
25 years
PPA/Tariff Information
Feed-in tariff
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
Ibereólica Solar
EPC Contractor
Acciona/Seridom
Generation Offtaker(s)
Endesa

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
402,210 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
738
# of Loops
123
# of SCAs per Loop
6
SCA Aperture Area
545 m²
SCA Length
96 m
SCA Manufacturer (Model)
Siemens (SunField 6)
Mirror Manufacturer
Saint Gobain
HCE Manufacturer (Model)
Siemens (UVAC 2010)
# of Heat Collector Elements (HCEs)
17,712
HCE Type
Evacuated
HCE Length
4m
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Thermal Oil
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
293ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
393ºC
Solar-Field Temp Difference
100ºC

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer
Siemens
Turbine Description
5 extractions
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure
100 bar
Cooling Method Description
Cooling Towers

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
None

Project Overview

Project Name: Olivenza 1
Location: Spain
(Badajoz)
Location: Olivenza (Badajoz)
Owner(s) (%): Grupo T-Solar (100%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
50 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2012

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